In this thrilling retelling of the Anglo-Saxon legend, Rosemary Sutcliff recounts Beowulf's most terrifying quests: against Grendel the man-wolf, against the hideous sea-hag and, most courageous of all, his fight to the death with the monstrous fire-drake. An extra section in the back includes author info, activities and quizzes, a glossary, fascinating facts, and more.
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Rosemary Sutcliff is universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Her books include Black Ships Before Troy, The Wanderings of Odysseus, and The Eagle of the Ninth. She was a recipient of the Carnegie Medal, she was highly commended for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, and she was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature and the CBE in 1992.
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Book Description Puffin, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140302549
Book Description Puffin, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140302549